New research is yielding surprising revelations about where local bird populations spend their winter months. Armed with high-tech research tools — from “backpack” sensors to chemical isotope-analysis — scientists have discovered that some small songbirds travel thousands of miles to the tropics and back every year. We examine new information about global bird migration, and how it could affect local biodiversity and public health.

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Friday, Mar 23 2018Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.